Jeffery A. “Clarky” Clark Jr.

September 03, 1977 ‒ July 30, 2009

Delaware, Ohio

Jeffery A. “Clarky” Clark Jr., age 31 died unexpectedly Thursday evening, July 30, 2009 in the emergency room of Grady Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Columbus on September 3, 1977 to the late Jeffery A. Clark Sr. and Stella J. (Ginn) Clark of Delaware. A graduate of Delaware Hayes High School in 1996, he played the position of catcher for the baseball team. Clarky was a lifelong resident of Delaware and worked as a mason for Complete Construction.

Jeff enjoyed golfing, collecting baseball cards and playing in the Delaware Hayes baseball team alumni events. An avid fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes as well as the New York Yankees, he also enjoyed music and matching his “wits” with trivia. Big hearted and fun loving he was known for his goofy streaks. His favorite place was the Outer Banks. He was always ready for a good game of horse shoes, in which he bragged on his skill and termed his hand as “hands’ of gold”, because of his skill with the shoes.

He loved the Fourth of July holiday as a time of fellowship without gifts. He prepared months in advance by collecting firewood for the anticipated bonfire, games of horse shoes, corn hole, and camaraderie with friends and family.

He considered his greatest accomplishment, his precious daughters, whom he adored. He also treasured his family and numerous friends.

He is survived by his daughters: Allison Clark, her mother Jenipher Skaggs, Caitlan Britton and her mother Lora Britton, his mother Stella Clark and her companion: Bill McCallister, brother: Nathan Clark his companion Maria Cruz of Delaware, sister: Misty (Vince) Bango of Delaware, nephew Gavin Bango, Grandmothers: Helen Clark of Delaware, Ethel Ginn of Delaware, best friend: Roger Wooten II, numerous Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, and loving friends including Shawn “Shady”.

He was preceded in death by his father Jeffery Clark Sr. in 2002, grandfathers: Earl “Cy” Clark, Chester Ginn Sr., uncle Stewart Clark, aunt Joyce Levings.

Friends may call Tuesday 4 – 8 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St., Delaware where services will follow at Wednesday 11:00 a.m. with a Chaplain from Ohio Wesleyan University officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the funeral home to help with final expenses.

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